USDA Announces Investments to Restore Wetlands

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

The USDA is investing millions this year to help restore wetlands and grasslands.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service plans to invest $450 million through the Conservation Easement Program to help private landowners, tribes, and land trusts.

Wetland reserve easements will help restore ecosystems and develop plans for maintenance. They can be either permanent or for 30 years.

Agriculture land easements will help keep working lands working, especially in areas experiencing development pressure. And it will be permanent.

The USDA says interested landowners should contact their local USDA center.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.